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Nelsan Ellis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nelsan Ellis (born c. 1978) was an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood. He died on July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, from complications with heart failure at the age of 39. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nelsan Ellis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Nov 30, 1977 In Harvey, Illinois, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Without a Trace 2002-09-26
Latest Project:
Movie True to the Game 2017-09-08
Known For
Poster of The Help
Poster of Secretariat
Poster of The Express
Poster of Warm Springs
Movie Roxanne, Roxanne Mr. Lester 2017-01-22
Movie Little Boxes Mack 2017-04-14
Movie True to the Game Tyrik 2017-09-08
Movie The Stanford Prison Experiment Jesse Fletcher 2015-07-17
Movie Get on Up Bobby Byrd 2014-08-01
Movie The Reluctant Fundamentalist Wainwright 2013-03-17
Series Elementary Shinwell Johnson 2012-09-27
Movie The Help Henry The Waiter 2011-08-09
Movie Secretariat Eddie Sweat 2010-08-20
Movie The Soloist David Carter 2009-04-24
Movie Young @ Heart Unknown 2008-10-02
Series True Blood Lafayette Reynolds 2008-09-07
Movie The Express Will Davis, Jr. 2008-10-10
Movie Warm Springs Roy Collier 2005-04-30
Series The Inside Carter Howard 2005-06-08
Series Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Without a Trace Luol Nimieri 2002-09-26